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Grace McLeish

Senior Associate


Grace McLeish

Senior Associate


Grace represents clients including lenders (both local and international financial institutions), borrowers, arrangers, and sponsors, in a broad range of local and multijurisdictional financing transactions. She is experienced in corporate finance, structured finance, receivables finance, debt restructuring, infrastructure finance, project finance, debt capital markets, and derivatives transactions. Through her experience Grace has worked across a variety of sectors including energy, coal, solar and financial services.

News & insights

A coal power plant in Vietnam

Publications: 21 OCTOBER 2021

Indonesia passes carbon tax bill as part of GHG regulation effort

There are two important legislative developments in Indonesia as the country attempts to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement. Indonesia’s House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat…

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System of pipes

Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2021

Carbon transport and storage in the UK

Today the UK Government has announced which two carbon transport and storage clusters have been successful in the initial phase of the UK Government's carbon capture, usage and storage cluster…

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Three colleagues discussing data on charts and tablets

Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

The measures on the obligation to possess Green Certification Covid-19 for employees in the public and private sectors taking effect from 15 October 2021.

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Zoomed image of a glass window on a modern building

News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Admitted as an Attorney (South Africa), 2013


Bachelor of Science, Human Physiology & Anatomy, University of the Witswatersrand, 2007

LLB, University of the Witswatersrand (cum laude), 2010

Banking and Finance certificate course (with distinction), Mandela Institute, 2013

Pro-bono experience

Assisted previously disadvantaged individuals with drafting of wills.

Published work

Grace McLeish, Melanie Murcott, 2012 "Keeping State Secrets" Without Prejudice

Grace McLeish 2012 "Interim Orders" Without Prejudice